Scout makes audiobooks for kids in hospital

January 26, 2014 

Nidhi Godthi

Nidhi Godthi of Cary has received the Silver Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouts.

For her Silver project, Nidhi sought to offer a new way to pass the time for children during extended hospital stays. After some research, she concluded that many children become bored with watching television and due to treatments may not feel like reading. She contacted two authors whose books had never been put into audio book format and then created the audio books for use at WakeMed Children’s Hospital. She also held a book drive at the hospital to support its library and to encourage reading.

Nidhi, the daughter of Smitha and Sridar Godthi, is a member of Troop 15, led by Tina Hammer and Haley Gray.

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